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Piech resigns as VW chairman after failing to oust CEO

4 hours 6 min ago
Ferdinand Piech, a towering figure at Volkswagen for more than two decades, resigned as chairman on Saturday after losing a showdown with CEO Martin Winterkorn.

Bitter rivals at home, GM and Ford taking different roads abroad

16 hours 43 min ago
General Motors and Ford, Detroit's two venerable rivals, usually compete toe-to-toe in everything they do. But in Russia, they are headed in radically different directions.

Booming Ford banks on China product blitz

16 hours 43 min ago
Ford, on a rampage in China, aims improve on its 4.

RFJ buys Dave Smith Auto

16 hours 43 min ago
Fast-growing dealership group RFJ Auto Partners is expanding in the Northwest by buying Dave Smith Auto Group, which operates two of the highest-volume stores in the U.S.

Higher octane fuel could add mpg, SAE panel says

16 hours 43 min ago
In a world of higher octane gasoline -- in which 95 would replace 87 and become the new regular -- automakers could more easily and affordably meet stringent fuel economy standards as well as reduce carbon dioxide emissions.

JLR sees Mexico as 'strong' option for N.A. assembly plant

25 April, 2015 - 00:04
Jaguar Land Rover is considering building a plant in Mexico, following other luxury car makers lured by cheap labor and free trade agreements.

Ford recalls 390,000 cars to fix doors that may fly open while driving

24 April, 2015 - 22:51
Ford is recalling about 390,000 cars for an issue that could prevent the doors from latching or allow them to open unexpectedly while driving.

Supplier ThyssenKrupp plans to invest $869 million in N.A. by 2020

24 April, 2015 - 18:39
German industrial group ThyssenKrupp plans to invest more than 800 million euros ($869 million) in North America by 2020 to take advantage of increased auto production.

Supplier ThyssenKrupp plans to invest $866 million in N.A. by 2020

24 April, 2015 - 18:39
German industrial group ThyssenKrupp plans to invest more than 800 million euros ($869 million) in North America by 2020 to take advantage of increased auto production.

Lear Q1 net income, revenue up after Eagle Ottawa acquisition

24 April, 2015 - 18:25
Seating and electronics supplier Lear acquired leather supplier Eagle Ottawa in the first quarter and said that net income during the period increased 20 percent and revenue jumped 3.7 percent from the year earlier.

GM paid Barra $16.2 million in 2014

24 April, 2015 - 18:00
GM CEO Mary Barra received $16.2 million in total compensation during her first year leading the automaker, GM said in a regulatory filing today. Barra's payout included a base salary of $1.6 million, stock awards totaling $11.8 million, and $2.

Toyota makes noise with Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle

24 April, 2015 - 17:18
For all its silence, Toyota's Mirai hydrogen fuel cell vehicle actually can be pretty noisy. Ironically, that is because the car is propelled by a whispering electric motor that allows the driver to pick up sounds that might otherwise be droned out.

Mitsubishi posts first annual N.A. profit in seven years

24 April, 2015 - 14:47
Mitsubishi booked double-digit profit increases in the latest quarter to propel the carmaker to record annual earnings and its first North America profit in seven years.

Mazda quarterly profits fall on currency losses while sales rise

24 April, 2015 - 13:41
Profits fell at Mazda in the January-March quarter, undercut by higher outlays for marketing and factory startups and foreign exchange losses, despite rising sales.

Ford to cut 700 jobs at Mich. plant, hitting Tier 2 workers

23 April, 2015 - 22:40
Ford plans to cut 700 jobs and eliminate the third shift at its small-car assembly plant in suburban Detroit, in the company's first large-scale layoff of Tier 2 workers.

Pricing pressure in U.S., China raises fears about future auto profits

23 April, 2015 - 22:20
The strength of the US and China economies has helped companies like General Motors offset weakness in others parts of the world, but growing pricing pressure in those lucrative markets could be a warning sign for future profits.

Pricing pressure in U.S., China raises fears about future profits

23 April, 2015 - 22:20
The strength of the U.S. and China economies has helped companies like General Motors offset weakness in others parts of the world, but growing pricing pressure in those lucrative markets could be a warning sign for future profits.

Fiat Chrysler recalls 46,000 vehicles for ignition switch, airbag issues

23 April, 2015 - 21:48
Fiat Chrysler is recalling 43,874 Jeep Liberty, Jeep Wrangler and Dodge Viper models for possible ignition-switch issues and 2,408 Ram ProMaster City models for airbag problems.

GM Financial Q1 net rises as lease volume skyrockets

23 April, 2015 - 21:17
Captive finance company GM Financial had a giant increase in lease volume in the first quarter, as parent company GM switched to GM Financial as its exclusive preferred lender for Buick, Cadillac, Chevrolet and GMC subsidized leases.

Dealerships can gain an edge with Spanish-language marketing

23 April, 2015 - 21:10
Dealerships willing to advertise and post videos in Spanish face little competition reaching a growing number of Latino car buyers, said Ricky Lopez, Internet director at David Maus Toyota in Sanford, Fla.

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